Michael J Murschel, SD, has designed and conducted 1,000+ funeral, memorial, and tribute events over 25 years. Intimate gatherings in living rooms. Traditional services in funeral homes. Avant Garde services on estate grounds with event tenting, live music, and concierge. For people and pets. Plus designing and providing programs for workplace grief for business closings, retirements, death in the workplace, and best practices in mourning and grief. Fluent in 50+ religious and cultural traditions, every detail is handled with utmost personalization and in strictest confidence. Michael is a commissioned Spiritual Director; a graduate of Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago in Pastoral Care and Theology, and Northwestern University in Communications and Classical Studies; an Oblate of St Benedict (Marmion Abbey); and member of St Thomas More Catholic Church, Elgin, Illinois.